Admissions

  • Front of Caster building

    Admissions

    Attend an SP2 Information Session

    The Admissions Team offers on-campus and online information sessions throughout the fall and winter so that prospective Master’s and DSW students can learn more about our degree programs. Register now. ... Read More

  • Student Life

    Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

    Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) is a clear-cut leader in educating social work and policy pioneers who push the boundaries... Read More

  • Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

    Student Life

    Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

    For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a national and a global perspective is paramount to understanding how social policies are shaped and... Read More

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice! SP2 offers five degree programs, whose admissions processes are handled by the SP2 Admissions Team. Information about SP2, application requirements, tuition and fees, and opportunities for funding your education are available throughout this section.

About SP2

About SP2

About SP2

Learn general information about SP2 as well as find opportunities to speak with a member of the admissions team on-campus or online.

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Apply

Apply

Apply

Find information regarding submitting an application to one of SP2's degree programs.

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Accepted Students

Accepted Students

Accepted Students

Find information for accepted students, including an accepted student checklist and registration information for accepted student open houses.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Review tuition & fees information for each of the degree programs.

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Funding Your Education

Funding Your Education

Funding Your Education

Learn about funding opportunities, such as scholarships, loans, and financial aid information.

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Contact Information

View contact information for admissions, degree programs, and financial aid.

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SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Student Life

SP2 Task Force on Race and Social Justice

Earlier this year, Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) launched the SP2 Task Force on Race and Social...

SP2 alumna Xiaorui Hou

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alumna Shares United Nations Internship Experience

Ever since she was an undergraduate student, Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) alumna Xiaorui Hou, MSSP ‘19,...

School of Social Policy & Practice sign on the Caster Building seen with pink azaleas.

Faculty & Research

Two SP2 Faculty Members Receive Promotions

In recognition of their exemplary contributions to research and pedagogy, two standing faculty members from Penn’s School of Social Policy...

Rachael Neff

Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumna Named Southeast Division Representative of NASW-PA

Rachael Neff, a 2004 alumna of the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy &...

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